Project Engineer I

Novi, MI

Who We Are:

Oliver / Hatcher Construction is a full-service construction management and general contracting firm experienced in all types of projects including industrial, office, healthcare, renovation / re-development, commercial and retail projects.

Why Work for Oliver / Hatcher?

At Oliver / Hatcher our purpose is to provide our clients with an exceptional level of services that leads them to work with us on all of their projects. By joining our team, you will be afforded an excellent opportunity to enjoy a fast-paced, ever changing environment and be involved in exciting construction projects around Michigan.

We are seeking an individual whose background includes:

  • Bachelor’s in Construction Management or other related field

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Project, and Excel

  • Strong written and oral communication and negotiation skills

  • Self-motivated

Essential Duties:

Bidding / Pre-Construction (Estimating):

  • Make Phone Calls to Subcontractors to Solicit Bids
  • Collect and Qualify Bids
  • Assist with the Development of Bid Scope Summary Sheets
  • Assist with Bid Approval Forms and Required Back-Up
  • Assist with Research on New/Out-of-Town Subcontractors
  • Track New Subcontractor Applications
  • Coordinate Drawings
  • Generate RFI’s

Site Specific Safety Measures:

  • Subcontractor Safety Orientations
    • Safety Inspections
  • Safety Manual Tracking and Organization
  • SDS Tracking and Organization
  • Site Signage Procurement and Maintenance
  • Barricade Maintenance and Evaluation
  • Site Cleanliness
  • Relocate Staged Material as Needed

Document Control Responsibilities:

  • Track and Distribute Incoming Drawings and Bulletins
  • Update Drawing Logs and Drawing Sticks with Incoming Drawings so the Project Team is Working from the Current Construction Set
  • Review Incoming Submittals to Confirm Conformance to Contract Documents
  • Log, Track, and Distribute Submittals Going To and Coming From the A/E
  • Prepare RFI’s as Directed by Team, and Submit to the A/E for Review
  • Ensure RFIs are Sent to All Affected Subcontractors
  • Track, Organize, and Document Project Scope Changes and Extra Work Orders (T&M Tickets, Bulletins, Subcontractor Quotes)
  • Take Meeting Minutes and Review with Team Prior to Distribution
  • Maintain Drawings, Submittals, and RFI’s within Databases Used in the Field (i.e. PlanGrid), as well as Project Binders
  • Coordinate with Project Administrative Assistant Regarding Roles and Responsibility Overlap

Project Schedule / Construction Progress:

  • Take and File Progress Photos Regularly
  • Assist Superintendent with Daily Report Preparation
  • Visually Track Onsite Construction Progress
  • Assist in the Development of Schedules
  • Communicate with Subcontractors Regarding Labor and Material Availability
  • Maintain Material Status Report (Tracking of Long Lead Items)
  • Assist with Subcontractor Productivity Tracking
  • Assist with Onsite Supervision and Management of Trades

Project Closeout:

  • Punchlist Creation and Tracking of Completed Items
  • Tracking of Required Close-Out Documentation per Project Specifications
  • Assist with the Scheduling of Required Owner Training
  • Assist with the Review and Compilation of As-Built Drawings
  • Creation and Distribution of Close-Out Binders/Flash Drives


  • Insurance (Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability)
  • Competitive Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401k Retirement Program

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